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More Than Half of Israelis are Overweight, Says OECD Report

Smoking rates have fallen, although that is also still an issue: approximately one in five adults still smokes daily.

UN Envoy Warns Gaza ‘Extremists’ Risking Dangerous Escalation

"The reckless actions and statements of militants in #Gaza risk a dangerous escalation."

Prince Charles Backpedals from Letter Blaming Jews for Mideast Tensions

"I now appreciate ... it is the influx of foreign, European Jews ... which has helped to cause great problems."

War May be Inevitable as Iran Completes Military Base 35 Miles from Israeli Border

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards have established a new militia named Brigade 313 in Southern Syria.

Report: IDF Verified UAV Approaching Golan Heights Was Not Russian Before Taking It Down

The UAV was made in Russia, and launched by the Assad army, apparently for gathering intelligence about the deployment of anti-government forces along the border with Israel.

Good Bye, Mr. Hitler, and Thank You for All the Selfies

The Indonesian museum’s manager stated: 'We don’t want to attract outrage.'

Trump in Meeting with Putin Gives Up on Syria, Invites Iran, Hezbollah to Stay

In the end, President Trump who has been so adamant about the folly of Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, is signing off on allowing the Iranian threat against the Jewish State to come in a thousand miles closer.

Watch 8 Nations Fly in Blue Flag 2017, Israel’s Largest-Ever Aerial Exercise

The main focus of this year's Blue Flag aerial exercise has been on reconnaissance, air strikes and SEAD operations.

UK Secy Resigns Due to Controversy Over Meetings With Netanyahu

"The UK and Israel are close allies, and it is right that we should work closely together. But that must be done formally," PM Theresa May responded.

Anti-Semitism Destroys Campaign for Jewish Student At McGill University

"Democratize SSMU was a campaign to remove all Jewish and anti-BDS students from SSMU’s leadership," the student wrote.

Abu Dhabi 2.0 – Israeli Judoka Blocked from Intl Judo Championship in Morocco

Will the International Judo Federation join Morocco in the BDS campaign against Israel?

Court Orders State Update on Talks with UN Over Illegal Construction

The UN has begun preparations for another illegal construction project in the Armon HaNatziv compound in Jerusalem.

UN Ignores Netanyahu, Continues Jerusalem Illegal Construction

In addition to the illegal construction work, Regavim says its research indicates that the UN headquarters has commandeered without a permit some 7.5 acres of State-owned land.

President Rivlin ‘Expects Spain to Oppose Boycotts’

“Iranian threats to destroy Israel cannot be tolerated," President Rivlin told the Spanish Parliament.

PMW Warns Fatah Glorifying Second Intifada, Vowing More Terror

The Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades is considered a terror organization by the US and the EU.

Amidror: NILI Helped Obtain Balfour Declaration for Israel

NILI was significant as the first intelligence agency of the Jews in the Land of Israel, and played a part with Balfour.

Israeli, Russian State Libraries To Digitize Collection of Rare Hebrew Manuscripts

Three generations of the Günzburg family amassed one of the largest private collections of Hebrew books and manuscripts in Europe.

Netanyahu Confidant Molcho Questioned In Submarine Affair

Attorney Shahar Ben-Meir petitioned Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to require Netanyahu to stop employing Molcho.

Meet Ioana Isac from Romania, Israel’s 3 Millionth Tourist

“This is a special day and an historic milestone as we break the 3-million-tourist barrier and set a new all-time record," Minister Levin said.

Iran-North Korea Nuclear Collaboration is Israel’s Worst Nightmare, Says Expert

"North Korea is a nuclear state now. As far as Iran is concerned it isn’t too late."

PA Cartoon Depicts UK Leader Theresa May as Pig

"We demand British Prime Minister May apologize to all Palestinians throughout the world."

Rivlin to Madrid Jewish Schoolchildren: ‘We Must Not Surrender to anti-Semitism, We Must Fight...

The President concluded by thanking the community for their warm welcome and said, “We are brothers, let us stand together.”

Ukraine Objecting to Moving Bones of Nachman of Breslov to Israel

The secret appeal was made by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud), on behalf of Breslov Hasidism in Israel.

Argentine Probe Shows Jewish Prosecutor in 1994 Iranian Bombing Case Was Murdered

The team noted several findings that had gone missing from the first report, such as the fact that Nisman's nose was broken, he suffered blows to his body, and a strong anesthetic was discovered in his system.

UN Secy-Gen ‘Concerned’ Over Lebanese Prime Minister’s Resignation

"The United Nations remains committed to supporting the security, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Lebanon."

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